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Frankford Student Wins Inaugural Essay Contest

Kierra Adams

Congratulations Kierra Adams!!!

The Black Women in Sport Foundation (BWSF) recently announced the winners of its inaugural essay contest for Women’s History Month. The contest was created as an inter-generational history project to continue sharing the rich legacy of African-American women achievements with the younger generation. Youth paid tribute to the late Delores Andy, Venus Williams and Serena Williams with their essays.

One of the winners from the category of fifth- to eighth-graders included: Kierra Adams, (first place), Northeast Frankford Boys & Girls Club of Philadelphia.

The winners were selected based on the scores received from independent judges Linda Carroll-Pitts, Ora Lambright and Jerika Johnstone. The contest was open to participants of BWSF programs and special events. BWSF received entries from youth at the Northeast Frankford Boys & Girls Club of Philadelphia; Masterman School; Beverly Hills Middle School; Tanner Duckrey School; McKinley School; and SCOP Programs Girls Track.


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